Porn Star Student Returns to Campus

After revealing her secret identity as a porn star, the Duke University freshman now faces violent threats.
3:00 | 03/20/14

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We're back at 7:43. The duke university freshman working her way through school ace porn star back on campus for the first time today saying she has fears after getting death threats. Mara schiavocampo has the story. Reporter: She may look like your typical college freshman but this duke university student is making national headlines and now she says facing violent threats after revealing her secret identity as a porn star. I've made between 25 to 30 porn films. Reporter: The 18-year-old who goes by the stage name belle Knox appeared on "The view" Monday explaining she got into the adult film industry to help cover her steep $60,000 a year tuition. It's incredibly freeing and liberating for me to have that choice to make decisions about my own body. Reporter: While Knox has called her current career choice empowering, many disagree. My heart breaks. It does when I hear this and -- my heart just breaks. Reporter: But some aren't just sad they're angry. Today Knox is returning to a massive campus controversy. She says she's been barraged with threats and harassments including on Twitter. One user reportedly posting "If I see you walking on campus I will kick you in the face." How bad has it gotten? I received numerous death threats. I've had students threaten to throw garbage on me. I really feel a lot is stemming from people being upset about a young woman being vocal and assertive and unapologetically sexual. Reporter: While duke university says it won't comment on issues involving a specific student, the university tells ABC news, "We are committed to protecting the privacy, safety and security of our students." On Twitter Knox said she is not dropping ow and while she says she will continue our adult film career she plans to graduate on time and become a civil rights lawyer helping women. For "Good morning America," Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York.

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